The principles of tuning OBDII vehicles are outlined for do-it-yourself novices and repair professional alike in this introduction to automotive electronic diagnostics. Beginning with basic automotive concepts of engine operation and the powertrain control module, topics span the history of OBDII, anatomy of the scan tool and its components, and the language and protocols that the OBDII uses to communicate faults. Diagnostic tips and detailed fault code descriptions for major domestic automobile manufacturers including General Motors, Ford, and Daimler-Chrysler accompany tips for Asian and European vehicles. The straightforward prose and cooking recipes listed at the end contribute to this comprehensive primer to electronic diagnostics.

Product Details

Hardcover: 250 pages
Publisher: Kotzig Publishing, Inc. (August 12, 2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0971541140
ISBN-13: 978-0971541146
Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 8.4 inches


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